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DOJ Presents Findings Of 6-Year Review Of Mpls. Police

The Minneapolis Police Department just got the results of a six-year review of conduct of its officers and oversight process. The analysis was requested by Chief Janee Harteau and conducted by the Department of Justice Diagnostic Center.

10/08/2014

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Police Investigate Possible Vehicle Malfunction In Bus Stop Death

Police are continuing to investigate after a SUV ran into Minneapolis bus stop and left one person dead Monday evening. Billie Weaver, 45, was killed as she waited for her son to pick her up from McDonald’s Monday evening.

10/07/2014

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Mpls. Police To Combat Gun Violence With State-Of-The-Art Ballistic Machine

Minneapolis police are going high-tech in the fight against crime. A new initiative to stop gun violence in north Minneapolis includes a machine that looks like it’s right out of CSI. It’s called the IBIS and it analyzes and compares firearm related evidence stored in a database.

10/07/2014

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Mpls. Police Investigating After Man, Woman Found Dead

Minneapolis police say they are investigating the deaths of a man and woman in north Minneapolis Monday afternoon. At 3:50 p.m., police officers responded to an address on the 5200 block of James Avenue North. There, they found the deceased bodies of a man and woman.

10/06/2014

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Police: Man Arrested After Hitting Woman With Car

Police say a woman is in the hospital and badly hurt after getting run over by a car in downtown Minneapolis following a fight with a man early Friday morning. Minneapolis were called to the scene just after 3 a.m. near the area of 8th Street and LaSalle Avenue. When officers arrived, they learned a man and a woman were in a vehicle when they got into a fight.

10/03/2014

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Police Investigate Baby’s Death In N. Minneapolis Home

A 4-month-old Minneapolis baby has died, and officers are trying to figure out how it happened. Minneapolis Police say the child’s mother, Shalynda Raino, called 911 at about 8:50 a.m., saying her baby needed help.

09/30/2014

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Police Find Stolen Car With 2-Year-Old Boy Inside

A Minneapolis man was reunited with his son Wednesday night after his car was stolen outside a north side gas station with the 2-year-old child inside.

09/25/2014

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Man Dies 6 Weeks After Shooting At 400 Soundbar

A 27-year-old Bloomington man died on Sunday, about six weeks after being shot in an incident at a downtown Minneapolis nightclub. Minneapolis Police say the shooting happened at about 1:40 a.m. on Aug. 8 at 400 Soundbar, located on the 400 block of 3rd Avenue North.

09/25/2014

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Police: 3 Hurt In Shooting At South Minneapolis Gas Station

Police say three people were taken to the hospital after a shooting at a south Minneapolis gas station early Tuesday morning. Minneapolis Police were called to a report of a shooting at the Moto Mart gas station on the 3300 block of Hiawatha Avenue at about 1:30 a.m.

09/23/2014

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Police Reality Show ‘The First 48’ Returns To Minneapolis

The hit A & E reality TV show “The First 48″ returns to Minneapolis this week to follow around some of the city’s homicide investigators. Minneapolis Police say they are excited to welcome back the show, which has featured the city’s investigators before in several episodes. It has been a few years since their last appearance.

09/22/2014

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Police: Man, 18, Killed In North Minneapolis Shooting

Authorities say an 18-year-old Edina man was shot and killed in north Minneapolis late Friday night. It was one of two deadly shootings over the weekend.

09/22/2014

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Chief Harteau Responds To Criticism Over Canceled Appearance

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau has responded to criticism after she did not attend a neighborhood meeting about police accountability Thursday night.

09/19/2014

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Minneapolis Police Calibrate ‘Shot Spotter’ System

Minneapolis Police are calibrating their Shot Spotter system Thursday night with the most effective technique – firing real guns. Police says they will test the system between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. by firing guns into bullet traps at several different sites throughout the city.

09/18/2014

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Mpls. Police Chief Harteau Skips Listening Session

The police chief of Minneapolis has canceled her scheduled appearance at a community listening session, citing threats of disruptions. Police Chief Janee Harteau was scheduled to appear Thursday evening at the Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis.

09/18/2014

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Police: 2 Minneapolis Shootings Connected

Police say two shootings that left one teen dead and two injured in north Minneapolis were related. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office on Wednesday identified the boy who died of multiple gunshot wounds as 17-year-old Jemario Langston.

09/18/2014

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Suspect In Minneapolis Stabbing Death Arrested

Minneapolis Police’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested a 27-year-old man Wednesday, who has an outstanding warrant for premeditated first-degree murder. Quanan Lee Machacek is accused of stabbing Cody Lee Rasche to death on the night of Sept. 10.

09/17/2014

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Police Body Camera Program Advances In Minneapolis

A panel of Minneapolis officials has approved a $170,000 pilot program to place body cameras on 36 police officers. A Minneapolis City Council committee authorized the pilot Monday.

09/16/2014

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Police: 1 Dead In South Minneapolis Stabbing

Police say one person is dead after a stabbing in south Minneapolis late Wednesday night, and a suspect is still at large. Minneapolis Police were called to the 2400 block of Ogema Place at about 9:41 p.m. on a report of a stabbing.

09/11/2014

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Police: Pedestrian Hit By Van In Minneapolis

Authorities said a woman was injured late Sunday morning after being hit by a van while crossing a street in Minneapolis. Minneapolis Police said the incident happened just before 11 a.m. on Cedar Avenue near 29th Street.

09/07/2014

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Police: Suspect Sought In North Minneapolis Shooting

Police are looking for a suspect after a man was shot in north Minneapolis late Saturday night. Authorities were called to the 2900 block of North 6th Street near Fairview Park after a man called police saying he had been shot.

09/07/2014

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Mpls. Police Give City A+ For All-Star Game Security

It’s been just about two months since the All-Star game was played at Target Field, but Minneapolis Police are just now getting an idea of how much it cost them. It took about 700 police personnel to keep downtown safe during the days leading up to the game.

09/05/2014

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2 Injured In S. Mpls. Drive-By Shooting

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot Tuesday afternoon in south Minneapolis. Police says the shooting happened at about noon on 38th Street, just west of Oakland Avenue South.

08/26/2014

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Mpls. Police: I-394 ‘Crisis Situation’ Ends Positively

Minneapolis Police say there was a positive ending to a “crisis situation” Friday morning near Interstate 394 and Penn Avenue. The nature of the incident, which police say occurred just before 6 a.m., was not disclosed.

08/22/2014

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Robbery Spree Plagues South Minneapolis

In the past two and half weeks, a rash of robberies have plagued three south Minneapolis neighborhoods. There have been 17 robberies total, half of which happened in the early morning hours. The rest occurred after 6 p.m.

08/21/2014

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Minnesota Authorities Charge 2 Men In Body Burning

Hennepin County authorities have charged two men in the shooting death of a Brooklyn Center man whose burning body set a dumpster on fire. The county attorney’s office said Wednesday that 24-year-old Manuel Guzman of Minneapolis and 22-year-old Guillermo Ayala-Enriquez of Brooklyn Center were charged with second-degree murder in the death of 31-year-old Rufino Clara-Rendon.

08/21/2014

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